Racing News

Eubanks Turns Down Offers to Sell Stakes Winner Play Harder


3-Year-Old Maryland-Bred Pointing to $100,000 Concern July 28
Summer Meet Resumes with Nine-Race Program Friday, July 12

LAUREL, MD – Turning down the opportunity to sell 3-year-old Play Harder both privately and through public auction, Rising Sun Racing Stables, Inc.’s Dan Eubanks will continue to campaign his newly turned stakes winner.

G1 Whitney on Radar for Multiple Graded Winner Post Time

Breezes Saturday for First Time Since Second in G1 Met Mile
Bosserati, The Addison Pour Possible for Laurel’s July 14 Stakes
$100,000 Big Dreyfus, $75,000 Miss Disco Nominations Close Sunday
Jockey Horacio Karamanos Registers Saturday Hat Trick

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winner Post Time, exiting a runner-up finish in the Met Mile (G1) June 8 at Saratoga, may be headed back to upstate New York for another Grade 1 try next month.

Subrogate Pointed to Make Stakes Return in De Francis Dash

4-Year-Old Arrogate Colt Undefeated in Three Starts This Year
Six-Furlong De Francis Tops Four Stakes Worth $450,000 July 28
Sir London Sets Course Record in Friday Feature Race Victory

LAUREL, MD – Colts Neck Stables’ Subrogate, undefeated in three starts this year, is under consideration for making his return to stakes company in the listed $150,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park.

Champion Storm the Court Chasing Elusive Victory Friday at Laurel

2019 BC Juvenile (G1) Winner Among Favorites in Turf Allowance Feature

LAUREL, MD – If trainer Lacey Gaudet has her way, Storm the Court’s 56-month long odyssey to find the winner’s circle will end with some fireworks to kick off Independence Day weekend Friday at Laurel Park.

Gaudet will saddle David Bernsen, Susanna Wilson and Peter Eurton’s 7-year-old son of Court Vision in co-featured Race 7, a second-level optional claiming allowance for horses 3 and up scheduled for one mile on the Bowl Game turf course.

Graded Winners Abound in Prince George’s County Nominations

Defending Champ, G2-Placed Witty Tops Nominees to Ben’s Cat
Jameela Nominations Led by Recent G2 Winner Future Is Now
Three Grass Stakes Worth $250,000 in Purses Sunday, July 14

LAUREL, MD – Graded-stakes winners English Bee, Highland Chief, Money Supply, Runaway Storm, Wow Whata Summer and Yes This Time are among 27 nominees to the listed $100,000 Prince George’s County at Laurel Park.

Multiple Stakes Winner Witty Back in Maryland with G2 Placing


5YO Determined Kingdom Continues to Pay Dividends for Connections
Laurel Summer Meet Resumes with Nine-Race Program Friday, July 5

LAUREL, MD – Turf and dirt stakes winner Witty, who opened his 5-year-old season with a victory in the April 20 King T. Leatherbury at Laurel Park, was back in Maryland Sunday having earned his first graded-stakes placing in Saturday’s Highlander (G2) at Woodbine.

Play Harder Promoted Winner of $75,000 Star de Naskra

Fifth Win in Six Starts for Maryland-Bred in 3-Year-Old Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Pride quickly turned to joy for Dan Eubanks of Rising Sun Racing Stables, Inc. after Play Harder, whose determined rally came up a nose short in his stakes debut, was promoted to victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Star de Naskra at Laurel Park.

Jockey Victor Carrasco Celebrates Birthday in Style

Eclipse Award Winner Registers Three-Win Day Friday
$75,000 Star de Naskra Tops Nine-Race Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD – Eclipse Award winner Victor Carrasco celebrated his 32nd birthday in style by registering a riding hat trick as the 36-day summer meet resumed Friday at Laurel Park.

Play Harder Chasing Third Straight Win in Star de Naskra

The Band Runs On Hoping to Continue Sire Bandbox’s Legacy
Blue Kingdom Sporting New Equipment for Stakes Debut

LAUREL, MD – Less than a length from being undefeated through five starts, Rising Sun Racing Stables, Inc.’s Play Harder chases a third straight victory and first in stakes company in Saturday’s $75,000 Star de Naskra at Laurel Park.

Haileysfirstnotion Looking to Join Mother as Stakes Winner

Unbeaten Son of Hailey’s Flip Making Stakes Debut in Star de Naskra
Quint’s Brew Also Seeking to Stay Perfect in Maryland-Bred/Sired Sprint
Stakes-Quality Allowance Tops Card as Summer Meet Resumes Friday

LAUREL, MD – Hailey’s Flip provided Daniel Crowley with some of his greatest moments in more than two decades of owning horses. Now, five years after being retired, the 10-year-old mare is doing it again.